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Dec 8, 2013 10:35am EST
. -- wyatt earp. he arrived in eagle city in january 1884. and, in fact, he came over from compton falls, montana, over the mouse to get the. he heard about a gold rush, people are supposed to build a find money, gold laying on the ground. everybody was coming here from all over the country. because the railroad made a display in the papers, all over the country about how wonderful a gold rush was the they were trying to build up their clientele on their trains and that's the reason they did that. when he got there it was the worst winter they had had since god knows when, but it was 30-foot snow drifts and just horrible weather. he had to walk from thompson falls with his wife, and they came into eagle city in january 1884. he gained fame as this gunfight at the o.k. corral, and in tombstone, arizona. really pretty famous. they made a lot of moves about it, but when he got to the camp, he was with the notoriety that people name. so they voted him to be the sheriff sort of off-the-cuff thing. 1882 is when prichard found goal in the coeur d'alene up in the mountains. wasn't much better th
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